Category Archives: faith

The Great God Who Comforts His People.

We often think of God bringing comfort to people but so often we imply that all their problems are solved whereas the word of God brings comfort to people in the midst of their problems. Isaiah chapter 40 is an … Continue reading

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The Message of Liberation and Restoration: some thoughts from Isaiah 61

Isaiah the prophet declared many great things and was used of God to communicate so much of the gospel message to us. Isaiah 61 is particularly significant as Jesus declared that these words had been fulfilled in him. It is … Continue reading

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Discipleship:Following the Lord Wherever he leads

When we talk of discipleship we often think of discipleship courses and gaining knowledge and although that is important that is not the heart of discipleship, a disciple is a follower of the Lord. When we start to look at … Continue reading

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Honouring God in our Worship

I believe most Christians would affirm that worship should be God centred but in practice we often evaluate our worship time by how much we enjoyed it. subtly self creeps to the centre. We know that this is not how … Continue reading

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Pentecost: Church Tradition or a Lived Reality?

On Pentecost Sunday millions of Christians will celebrate the coming of the Holy Spirit upon the early church. we gather and we pray,hear the word read and preached from and we sing our hymns and songs,but what does it all … Continue reading

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Conforming to the World or Maintaining God’s Purpose For Us

There is a temptation that is common to all Christians and that is the temptation to conform to the world and its mindset. This has been a problem since mankind fell into sin. The world calls on us to be … Continue reading

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Godly Extravagance

12:1 Six days before the Passover, Jesus came to Bethany, where Lazarus lived, whom Jesus had raised from the dead. 2 Here a dinner was given in Jesus’ honor. Martha served while Lazarus was among those reclining at the table … Continue reading

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Thinking Christianly

When we are confronted with issues we are often tempted to use proof texts from the bible to present a Biblical view. Proof texting can be dangerous especially as it often means that we rip a verse out of context … Continue reading

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Is Reformed Theology A Grand Vision Or Just A Tulip?

We very often hear discussions of the Five Points of Calvinism as though they amounted to the totality of Reformed thinking, John Calvin himself would have been horrified that his theology had been reduced to just five points. Of course, … Continue reading

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Worship,Faith and Doubt in the Nativity Story

One of the fascinating aspects of the Nativity story is the important place of worship within it, worship features both in formal settings and in everyday life. It is almost as if the paradigm for worship is given in an … Continue reading

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